Jory Prum, American audio engineer and video game developer, Died at 41

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Jory Prum was born on January 31, 1975, and died on April 22, 2016.

He was also known as Jory K. Prum.

He was an American audio engineer

Jory was best known for his work in film and video games.

Prum was the owner of a recording studio located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Jory attended Troy High School’s technology magnet and later studied sound for film & video as an undergraduate student at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in the 1990s under John Payne, Craig Smith, and Doug Loveid.

He studied at CalArts, Prum worked on many student films, some of which were screened at festivals, such as Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation.

The film , a parody of Schoolhouse Rock! titled Political Correction was a collaboration between Prum and fellow student Steven Fonti.

The next was Adam Lane’s Sea Slugs, a stop-motion animation about pirate slugs on the open seas, which was also featured as part of MTV’s Cartoon Sushi.

Following graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Prum worked as an Electron at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and then briefly at Disney Online.

After letting go, Jory queried during a CalArts job fair about employment opportunities in the sound department of LucasArts Entertainment Company.

He joined the LucasArts sound team in January 1999 and was involved with all of the Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace release titles and most of the other games published by both LucasArts and Lucas Learning between early 1999 and the beginning of 2001.

He departed LucasArts at the start of 2001 and has continued to work in video game sound.

Jory Prum contributed sound effects, recorded voiceover and music, and mixed cutscenes and orchestral scores for numerous games, such as LucasArts’ Knights of the Old Republic, Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead: The Game— for which Prum and his team won the Game Audio Network Guild’s 2013 award for Best Dialogue — The Wolf Among Us, and Sam & Max episodic titles, Double Fine Productions’ crowdfunded Broken Age, Ubisoft’s CSI games, and Pandemic Studios’ Mercenaries 2: World in Flames.

Himself and his dialogue production team have been nominated nine times for “Best Voice Acting” Aggie Awards and have won three times.

Jory died after suffering severe injuries in a motorcycle accident.

Jory Prum passed away at 41 yrs old.

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